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night. we could use the rain. it has been pretty dry. you will notice it does feel out side. we have a 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm later this afternoon. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. kind of a busy start. southbound 295, we have an accident coming in there. delays may be developing. traveling on monkton road, there is a downed tree. be extra careful as you travel in that region. mountain health, we do have an accident there in the perryville region. as far as volume, we are in pretty good shape. this is a quick live look outside. things are flowing smoothly at harford road. a problem-free writing so far on the west side at liberty. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> with nearly six weeks to go until americans head to the poll, leaders are preparing to roll out their agenda. >> kate amara is in our washington bureau with more. >> the pledge to america it is like a sequel to the contract with america, a campaign platform designed to show voters the gop is listening and ready to govern. >> a pledge to america. >> leaders rolled out their p
. it is teasing us. we're going to hang out and see what happens, until they run us off the island of. >> evacuation orders are already in eect on okra island, and more are expected today. many are not waiting for orders. preparing to ride out the storm. >> i will be in the basement if need be. we have plenty of supplies. >> the entire east coast now anxiously awaiting an unwelcome guest, hurricane earl. officials will meet later this morning to discuss the possibility of evacuation's and it to continue to prepare for earl. jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can follow earl's pass on our website, wbaltv.com. we will begin live coverage beginning tonight as hurricane earl moves closer to maryland. how local emergency officials are preparing for the storm. >> an 83-year-old woman claimed she was sexually assaulted inside her home. >> she said she was raped. police say they need your help to find him. we have more details. >> police have been handing out fliers and asking the public's help in finding the man they say raped the elderly woman. the suspect broke into her home around 1 in the
by bit added, in politics, perception rules. >> if he is elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> this new but it conjures images of segregation, but watching her statement in context does not. she is speaking to the interdenominational ministerial alliance. >> i do not know that a practice that. if he is elected he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he teaches are in politics does not believe that she is purposely injecting race into the context. racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it will be there whether we say it or not. it is left to the politicians to walk a fine line of making certain suggestions without release saying it. or, you know, sometimes there may be real differences. >> early in the campaign, she charged that if for upon it is elected, the city would become a police state. >> he is going to be a rubber- stamp for the police department. >> this expert says the office has a historical relevance. >> it is a very emotional deal because he was unseated by -- who was backed by a white machine politicians. >> he advocated shooting him. >> you must teach a
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it has felt like early fall. >> the overnight lows were in the 40's and 50's. we will throw summer back into the picture. people want summer to hang on as long as possible. today and tomorrow, this is for you. we have a few high, thin clouds. 62 degrees at bwi. it warm up quickly. 88 today. the average high temperature is 81. mostly sunny skies all the way through this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we really could use some rain. first we say good morning to kim and see what is happening on the roads. >> good morning. jennifere that ge franciotti is live on the scene at is causing some delays. take garrison avenue instead. there is an accident at edmundson at number carrollton. howard county, there's a road closures because of another fire. the alternate is cedar lane. report of a vehicle fire on northbound 97. we're watching out for that as well. this is the west side of the beltway at liberty road. no problems there to report. we switch over to 95
. >> overnight we learned the fbi put out a bulletin saying they are concerned the event could endanger the u.s. the fbi says there is no evidence of a specific threat but it's has high confidence and credible information that extremists may retaliate if this florida church burns the koran. it could endanger u.s. troops and the state department asks every u.s. embassy to boost security. >> that a pastor in florida with more -- no more than 50 people can make this outrageous and distressful, disgraceful planne. >> the pastor has no intention of backing down even after his internet provider pulled both of his website. >> i think it is a violation of our freedom of expression and speech, because they are trying to shut us down. >> opposition is mounting from washington and around the world and from new york. >> if you are about religion, whether christian or muslim, why do you want to offend people? >> heightening concerns is the controversy about building a mosque near ground zero. the imam now says a moving the mosque could spur a violent backlash from muslim extremists. a senior adviser says ev
time for people to get used to the new charm card. >> no need to worry about paper tickets or exact change. just touched the card and go and the fare is automatically deducted. cardu can geta ca charm and cvs or giant. >> you can catch the new york jets and the miami dolphins tonight during sunday night football. the game air is right here, followed by 11 news. will have extended ravens coverage in our ravens wrap up. the search continues for the gunmen involved in the saturday morning shooting. shots were heard shortly before 5:00 a.m. in the 3400 block of hayward avenue. a man was shot a number of times in the chest. no word on a motive. police in annapolis have arrested charles wallace for a shooting this sent a 30 free world managed to shock trauma -- a 34 year old man to shock trauma. wallace shot the man just before 5:30. no word on a possible motive in that case. a 5k run will be held in honor of yeardley love. notre dame is hosting a raise it to build a field in her name. carla hayd is george huguely is scheduled to appear in a hearing in january. >> governor martin o'malle
stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has the weather for us. >> you asked if we're in for a cooldown? we have to have a warmup first. >> is that to rule? >> it is the logical sequence of things. science 101. you saw the fog on the screen. queen anne county, 90-minute delay. pre-k has been canceled. look at the humidity. no wonder we have the fog. the air is saturated. the barometer is high. of wind.t east puff -- we have an east puff of wind. >> the fog is affecting the traffic. we have a cow in the road. this is in carroll county. something to watch out for their. -- there. there is to report of an accident there as well. otherwise, we're looking pretty good of the major roadways. nine minutes between the beltway to the for mechanic toll plaza. 895 looking at seven minutes there. this is a live look outside old court road. it's foggy out there so user low bream's. traffic moving by at the key bridge. we do have some fog warnings on the. bridges. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back over to you. >> thank you. howard county family takes on
not affect us much. there will be some clearing tonight. patchy fog will be possible. it could last until sunrise. the wind will be called. the lows will drop into the upper 50's to around 60. it will be 79 to 83 tomorrow for the high. there could be a shower north after sunset. it will most likely be in pennsylvania if it occurs at all. in the tropics, we have igor. it is an impressive storm. it is way out in the pacific, 1,100 miles away from the caribbean islands. we have another weather disturbance out there that the forecasters are watching. igor is a category four storm and headed for bermuda. look at the wind speeds. 150 miles per hour is expected as it tracks north. it looks like it will be a category four storm. rain is moving out of the picture. here is the shower activity north of us overnight tomorrow night into tuesday. the forecast is basically dry. 81 tomorrow. 82 wednesday. late thursday and friday, we have another small chance for thunder shower activity. >> what do you have today? >> it was a soft open on thursday for the nfl. we're going to take a look at some of the te
stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. we have some good news. >> we have great news. upper 70's and plenty of sunshine. one more hot day today. hurricane earl is a category 2 storm, 85 miles southeast of cape hatteras. they are dealing with tropical storm force conditions right now. it is moving at 18 miles per hour. like recent wind and rain later this morning and maybe early afternoon in ocean city. then clearing nicely there as well. on friday, 87 to 90, one more hot one. the wind will pick up. there is more cool air behind that front. that will pave the way for a lovely labor day weekend. more coming up. but now let's check on your morning commute with kim dacey. >> looking pretty good also as we start the labor day weekend. in ellicott city, eastbound not, there is a a downed pole and some downed wires at waverly woods drive. it is on the shoulder. there are some crews on the scene. otherwise, we are looking good. we're up to speed on the inner loop topside, eight minutes. 895 park between 95 on the south side and the h
'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a check on weather and traffic on this friday. >> there is some fog out there. ensing up.in 90 minutes delays at queens an anne county. the fog is beyond that. it goes west of the bay. the fog does not show up on the radar. the stormy weather is either ofth of us and inla line storms crossing the mississippi valley. that will bring us relief from the heat we expect today. hot and humid. but foggy this morning, at least in some areas. we will detail that in just a few minutes. let's check on traffic. >> the fog is out there. you cannot see it on our cameras. we have a few things to mention -- you can see it on the cameras. there are closures at charles street, a cathedral street in mount vernon because of the book festival. there is a car fire in the white marsh area on 95, but that does not look like to be affecting traffic. things are looking good on the topside of the beltway. use those low beams to get through that. this is the key bridge. very light volume. we do have some fog warnings on the area bridges. be a
virginia and into the carolinas, all associated with what used to be tropical storm the cold. that has dissipated but the moisture is still coming our way. computer models indicate that a lot of rain will fall between now and friday evening. the red and yellow areas indicate four or 5 inches of rain, especially on the eastern shore and the lower eastern shore were heavy rain is possible. there may be some gusty thunderstorms as well. wind advisories have been posted near the bay. tides are expected to run around 2 feet above normal three the day tomorrow. there may be some minor coastal flooding due to the higher than normal ties until the storm can move out. we will check the complete forecast in a few minutes. >> officials around the state are getting ready for this storm. they say they are urging residents to clean off nearby storm drains to help with any flooding. b.g.e. says to get ready now, just in case you lose power. >> the concern we have is the high wind. that could bring down trees, power lines, and obviously with the heavy canopy that we have today, we already have some gr
and collapsed, 11 lives were lost. oil began to seep into the gulf, the start of the worst spill in u.s. history. now, 154 days later, government scientists say the final seal, 74 barrels of cement, is holding tight, and that the well will never leak again. president obama acknowledged the work that's been done and perhaps the more difficult job that lies ahead. in a written statement, which says in part, we will continue to work closely with the people of the gulf to rebuild their livelihoods and restore the environment that supports them. my administration will see our community, our businesses, and our fragile ecosystem through this difficult time. difficulties that continue to wash up along the gulf coast. clean-up teams fight every day, but it seems right now, the oil is winning the battle there. >> we can't fix this on our own. we can't rebuild this on our own. we need help from the whole country. i mean, really. we need everybody. >> jay gray reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> the parents of a 6-year-old say their daughter was dismissed from a michigan cheering squad after they complained
for joining us this morning. we will check the weather and traffic. >> one more hot day for us. over the weekend, we will drop into the 70's. that will be very refreshing. when you step out this morning, you will feel the humidity. the temperature is near 70. when the dew point is close to the actual temperature, there is a lot of water in the year. we will see a few more clouds that it yesterday. we do have better news for the weekend. earl may mess things up at the beginning of the weekend down at the beach. >> fortunately it is a long weekend for folks. >> do not change your plans. the rest of the weekend will be great at the beach. >> we are not dealing with any thing significant out there. we're checking the speed sensors. we are not picking up any real delays. 50 miles per hour on the outer loop around the harrisburg expressway. looking good out of the northeast. 795, check in at speed sensors at 61 miles per hour approaching owings mills. so far so good on 70 approaching the beltway. this is right near 29. east and westbound traffic is looking good so far. it is still moving w
? it took as long as it took for us to get 12 people and four alternates that could put aside everything they knew about the case and still be fair. >> those chosen not only had to be patient during the selection process, they must also be prepared to hear a long trial. charles mcganey and jer overwhelm williams are charged in the murder. >> an alleged prankster is none other than justin bieber. >> 11 news has received video of that situation. >> according to police, water baloons were thrown by justin bieber and hit police. no charges have been filed at this point. >> can they do it? absolutely. >> this law professor said charges against the singer are possible but not likely. >> my experience tells me that if anybody, be they a celeb or otherwise, threw a water baloon and hit a police officer, they are probably in for some real talking to and some real yelling at. but i would be surprised if they were actually prosecuted. >> bieber performed before a sold-out crude at the maryland state fair the night the video was shot. the story about the water baloon student has been reported on ent
for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so for the focus is the western suburbs. frederick county, carroll county. let's look at hd doppler. you cannot see the worst of it in the orange and the red -- you can see the worst of it in the orange and the red. you will see some heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes at least. and then it will push into pennsylvania. down towards annapolis, give yourself extra time again this morning. let's look at the forecast. i think it will clear up this afternoon. most of the rain will be this morning. high temperatures in the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah and see what is happening on the roads on this tuesday. >> a few accidents to watch for. they could be related to the rain. there is an accident at 32. watch for delays there. there are some other problem spots. jewish park lake drive, a vehicle fire. park lake drive, a vehicle fire. let's let it drive times. 11 minutes on the ad lib northeast side. eight minutes to tr
. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a check on whether and tougher. the ravens beat the jets last night. >> -- etch a sketch account weather and traffic. >> we're killing time until keith mills gets out here. >> killing time until sports. let's put the current conditions. temperatures are a little on the cool side. 58 at the airport. it will be mild this afternoon. upper 70's and low 80's. we do have some rain in the forecast for later this week. >> it is one of those mornings where it pays to be out early. a downed pole has now been cleared. that is good news. everything else is open along route 94. major -- of the the rest of the major roadways are looking good. equally smooth. harbor tunnel checking out fine. 63 of the north side of route harford. 55 at the northwest corner. five minutes on 95 south to the fort mchenry. 11 minutes on the inner loop north east side. outer loop west side, 11 minutes. not a whole lot to complain about. this is harford road. i am for getting this shot. 95 at the fort mchenry. a very nice
water cooler question of the day. >> will the gray skies clear up? tony will tell us if we can put on a happy face. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> i think tony is laughing at me. >> i like when you break into song on monday mornings. you might as well smile and sing. weather-wise, we had some much- needed rain over the weekend. we do have some low clouds and some fog in some neighborhoods. mostly cloudy. there could be some drizzle. things to break up as far as the cloud cover. we will get some sunshine later today and a high temperature near 79. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have a busy ride for motorists on northbound 95 up towards cecil county. northbound 95. we're seeing some movement. they are letting by the traffic but then shutting dow
freedom and fight to keep us safe. >> it was a bad situation, and our country handled it as best as we could. >> it is good we have people going out there ready to fight for our country. >> at least one student's father is still fighting for the country. >> i am thankful i have someone defending our country and serving in the army. that motivated me to go toward the service. >> tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> paul bryan palmer escaped the central district 2:00 friday afternoon. police say he was being held on an attempted murder charge. >> the suspect complained of a hand injury. the suspects brought him into thization station and he was able to -- into the station, and he was able to escape. >> he is 5' 10." if you have information on his whereabouts, call 911. >> ken harris trial set monday. after a week a jury has been seated in this case. iteam reporter barry sims has this story. >> kenneth harris was killed by three men robbing a nightclub. finding an impartial jury was difficult. >> one of the issues was the large amount of publicity that went along with this case. one of the que
and scratches and cuts, including her upper lip being damaged. >> police said the suspects were using the victims bankcard to collect her social security money. they are currently being held without bail. the victim is in critical condition, and her child is in hands of social services. police are searching for anyone who may have additional information in this case. you are urged to contact baltimore county police. the search is over for a man who escaped police custody with his pregnant girlfriend. paul palme and geena distefano were arrested about 40 miles south of seattle. police said that, made up -- police said that palmer made up a medical emergency to break free. he now faces additional charges. a man who police accused of fleeing the scene of an arm robbery in northeast baltimore is now in custody. authorities say two men held up the pharmacy at a shopping center yesterday. desiccators a police arrived on the scene after the guard reportedly fired several shots at the armed suspect. police said they recovered one weapon. the names of the suspects have not been released. two m
and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone will hear us. it's not just us, it's so many different people crying out, trying to stop. >> they don't have to go far for sympathy. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> bene ta glass was here, holmes was her nephew. he had a son until july 3. >> his nail was raymond, they haven't arrested anyone yet. he's not here to be a father to his son he has an 8-year-old. i won't see him walk in my door no more. so many things to think about. >> but only so many things one can do about it, the injustice these mothers and countless others are stuck with. they hope gatherings like this sends a message to whoever is responsible for their pain. >> this has got to stop. they're taking people's children left and right. >> you're taking people's children, you don't know what you're doing to people's families. >> now so far this year, city police tell us they have solved roughly half of its 148 murders. we're live at police headquarters, wbal tv 11 news. >> while jamal's family was praying for answers in his violent death, a few blocks away a 15-year-old boy wa
headquarters with the latest. >> people who live in the apartment complex tell us they knew something was wrong when they heard a woman screaming. a 17-year-old found her mother and mother's boyfriend trapped inside their burning apartment. >> this is very sad. >> when she called 911 to report a fire, never dreamed her neighbor's apartment would turn into a crime scene. firefighters found a small fire burning an apartment with a couple inside. >> we don't think their injuries were caused by the fire. it looks like there was another cause. >> investigators say is unclear whether a domestic dispute or third party is to blame. >> it is heartbreaking. this woman had four beautiful children. >> friends say the couple was raising two girls and two boys. >> all of them are good kids, well-be saved. -- well-behaved. she was an exceptional mom to those kids. to know their mother is gone is heart wrenching. >> neighbors tell us the youngest children walk come to school -- walked home from school and encountered their building cordoned off. the victims friends word -- worried about the impact it will have
mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. we are not too worried about earl in baltimore. >> that is a good point. we will not feel any of the affects of earl around baltimore. at stuff will be at the beach. we're shooting for a high temperature in the low 90's. it will still be hot. mostly sunny skies. we will give you the whole scenario on earl and what to expect this weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have a disabled vehicle on the outer loop at reisterstown road. it does not appear to be causing a delay. the rest of the speed sensors are in great shape. northeast side the harrisburg expressway is checking out fine. so far so good at their. seven minutes on 895 south down to the harbor tunnel tolls. eight minutes on the inner loop from 795 over towards 83. this is the east side and so for it looks good in both loops. the entire beltway is delay-free at this time. not picking up any delays on southbound 95. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> hurricane earl has regained some
used to be a death sentence, but now treatment is changing that. >> one area hospital where treatment is taking place in baltimore. we have more from the university of maryland medical center. >> it is a devastating, scary. >> he remembers being told three years ago he had stage one throat cancer after doctors here found a tumor at the base of his tongue. >> i felt along the side of my throat. i thought in the beginning it was a throw gland. >> instead of being treated with radiology, they might have chosen surgery if this state of the art technology had been opened. the dead into robot has been used for heart surgery end - - the davinci robot has been used for heart surgery and was recently approved for throat surgery. using a penny, the doctor demonstrates its precision movements. >> we have cameras that go into 3d mouth, ala was allow us a viewe, and we can remove a tumor. >> it is changing the game for patients and doctors. the benefits of using the division she seem to be pretty amazing. faster recovery time -- using the da vinci. >> when i was training, the only option that pati
basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of the forecast. looking good. >> yeah. you mentioned the fall-like weekend. i was out working in the yard past couple of days, very nice, and a lot of leaves in the lawn. but it's not because of fall-like temperatures, it's because of the dry conditions we've got. >> but let's talk about the cool for the moment. we'll address the wet in just a minute, or dry, or whichever way you want to look at it. at b.w.i. marshall right now, 56 degrees the temperature. that's the low there so far this morning. it just dropped into that range. 72%, the humidity. barometer has bumped up just a little bit, and we have a breeze to the west at 6. we'll still have a breeze tonight, not as breezy as yesterday. cool temperatures dominate the great lakes, new england, right down into the midatlantic region, all the warmer stuff is well to our south and southwest. so again today, very nice. now, we'll address the rain situation coming up in just a few minutes with the insta-weather plus forecas
a controversy as he moves forward with plans to burn copies of the cuaron. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with more on this story. zphathe >> good morning, mindy. ahead of this protest, plans for security at home and abroad. >> the state department ordered ambassadors around the world to take action and precautions amid the fact that the cuaron burning -- leaders from around the world and across the political and religious spectrum are condemning the plan to protest 9/11. >> we have to make sure our country is known around the world as a place where liberty of religion and respect and love for your neighbor are the most prominent in our society. >> despite pressure to back down, the leader of the small florida church is moving forward. >> so as of right now, we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> but pastor terry jones will have to do it without the internet since his website was canceled. >> we feel that is an indirect of course, violation of our freedom of expression, freedom of speech. >> a spokesperson for the web post says the site was cancele
and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone would hear us. it is not just us. it is so many different teem that are crying out. that this has to stop. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> holmes was her nephew. she had a son, too. >> his name is reynard. they haven't caught anyone yet. i think about he's not here to be a father to his son. he has an 8-year-old. i think about i won't see him walk in my door no more. there is so much to think about. >> the injustice and the loss that these mothers and others are stuck with. right now they hope gatherings like this help send a message about their pain. >> this has got to stop. they are taking people's children. >> you-all taking people's children. you-all don't know what you are doing to people's family. >> so far baltimore police have solved half of its 148 murder. last year it solved about 60% of its 238 murders. at police head quarters, george lettis wbal-tv 11 news. >> while jamaal's family was praying, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face. the victim was taken to a local hospital and at last check was in stable condition. >>
be memorable, that's for sure. it has given us plenty of challenges, but nothing is stopping us. >> lasting memories for each other and their special day shared with hurricane earl. the eye of the storm stayed far off shore but close enough to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. on new york's long island, powerful waves and rip currents created dangerous waves at area beaches. >> there is definitely a rip tide out there. >> now that earl has arrived in new england, the question is, how much damage will he leave behind. >> we know it certainly could have been much, much worse. where is earl now, john? >> earl is clearing new england and heading to the maritime provinces of canada. >> it has gotten over -- it was far enough off shore it was just a big squalor really for us. nearby in the mid-atlantic region, hatteras probably got the worst of it. it wasn't probably as bad as it could have been. in new england the storm has weakened. now, as as always happens behind a hurricane, you get excellent weather. here's the radar. h.d. doppler showing the eye of the storm. the radar is
airlines could be on the horizon. >> kim dacey joins us live from federal hill with more on what this will mean for the airport and baltimore. >> southwest is the largest air carrier in baltimore. one economist says the announcement will mean good things for baltimore and bwi southwest airlines is the largest carrier for bwi, running 140 flights out of baltimore. a merger between southwest and airtran will mean more flights and more passengers. passengers will spend more money on things like parking and a food. that translates into more money for the city and state. >> there could be benefits for hotels if baltimore is a more convenient destination. convention planners will choose hotels here. that is good news. >> there are still some unanswered questions about the deal. no decisions have been made about eliminating employees. there will likely be job losses on the corporate level. more jobs could come to baltimore. >> southwest gets bigger at bwi. there are more flights. more flights mean more people needed to book the flights, to help passengers, including screening them throu
today in hd. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> like the old nfl films there. "we went to the meadowlands. frozen tundra." you have to love that. we will do sports soon. >> i want to hear about the rain in the forecast. >> yes, it sure you do. temperatures are in the but on the cool side. you might want to take a light jacket with you. it will get warmer this afternoon. we will see high temperatures in the upper 70's and low 80's. a mix of sun and clouds. we will show with the seven-day forecast and give you the latest on the tropics. >> good morning. not a whole lot happening. looking good for the most part. 57 right around providence. a bit of a delay developing around liberty surely. everything in great shape on 70. another spot where it is beginning to get sluggish, shawan road. a very easy ride. about 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. eight minutes to travel up towards 83. this is the harrisburg expressway. it is building in volume. we switch over to 295 at 32. marc trains, a 41 running with a delayed be
and oil began to seep into the gulf which was the start of the worst spill in u.s. history. now, 154 days later, government scientists say the final seal is holding tight and that the well will never leave again. president obama acknowledged the work that had been done and perhaps the more difficult job that lies ahead in a written statement which says in part, "we will continue to work closely with the people of the gulf to rebuild their livelihood and restore the environment that supports them. my administration will see the communities, businesses, and fragile ecosystems through this difficult time." these are difficulties that continue to wash up along the gulf coast. cleanup crews fight every day, but it seems right now the oil is winning. >> we cannot fix this on our own. we can rebuild this on our own. we need help from the whole country. i mean, really, everybody. >> reported for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a cold front made its way through last night. it was a dry cold front, but it made things feel quite pleasant. yesterday, we talked out at 84 degrees which was a little above the usual
long. >> kim dacey joins us with more details. good morning. >> crews have been out all night and they remain on the scene this morning trying to fix the problem. about 40 customers have already had their power restored. the rest will have their power on later today. something went wrong with an underground power cable. some transformers blew. video was shot of the fire. it was a big mess that left dozens of restaurants without power. they reached for flashlights and candles. restaurants and needed to salvage a food. several hundred pounds of dry ice was broadened to keep the food cool. there were shot down on what should have been a busy sunday. >> it is always good when there is football going on. it is a big loss. tens of thousands of dollars. >> b.g.e. is still investigating what caused that cable to blow. most of their customers should have their power back on bite this afternoon. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 3 townhomes were damaged after a fire that happened just after 4:00 a.m. yesterday morning. fire officials say it's part in a home that was being renovated. it the
in baltimore county. police are investigating. one candidate affected -- she says someone used a box cutter or razor to cut out the middle of 12 per signs. she is running for baltimore county councilwoman. she claims it happen sometime between 2:00 and 9:00 a.m. this morning in pikesville. >> it is a malicious act. the signs are part of the democratic process. it is part of running for local government -- getting name recognition. it is distressing that people would go to these lengths. >> she says the sign should encourage people to vote to and replacing them will be difficult for her campaign. in baltimore county police have arrested a man they were looking for in connection with a violent home invasion. the 32-year-old was taken into custody earlier today on fairfax road in northwest baltimore. they are glad they recovered handguns and grenades that he had taken during the home in mission last month. three suspects are in custody in the stabbing of a man near penn station that happened earlier today. the 37-year-old man was walking on st. paul street when he was approached by three juven
are already getting a response from his likely opponent, governor martin o'malley. george lettis joins us live in the studio with a report. >> and deny ra, the ehrlich campaign titled the adam let's get to work. it outlines his major golson for maryland. tonight the o'malley campaign says it outlines his empty promises and distortion of the facts. in his first television adam in the race to get his old job back, republican bob ehrlich reintroduceses himself to maryland voters. and tells us why he is running again. >> worse offer than we were four years ago. >> we showed that spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening adam for bob ehrlich's campaign. >> he matches o'malley's posstift. and he looked good from the blue sky down to the blue shirt. >> the sthetics matter with the ads. it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> the adam outlines ehrlich's major golson. help small businesses, improve school, protect the bay. >> and fix the budget. >> the o'malley campaign responded to the adam. in his pie in the sky adam, bob ehrlich is once again distorting the fa
us live from baltimore. it was not too long ago we were worried it was to drive around here. now the city has a completely different problem to deal with. >> that seemed like a distant memory. one of the main concerns is that the ground is saturated because we have seen so much rain this week. emergency managers say that makes it more likely that trees will come down and toppled power lines in the process. people got out to enjoy a beautiful night on federal hill, taking advantage of the calm before the storm. preparing for the onslaught of rain, the city's department of public works deployed cruise to clear clogged the storm drains. >> all that water eventually runs off into local streams, the harbor, and the day. >> they cannot check of the city's 52,000 storm drains so they are urging baltimore residents to pitch in. >> we are asking every citizen to take a look on their street to see if there storm drains are clear. if there is trash on top, sweep that off. the biggest defense against flooding is a broom and a trash can. >> one of the things interesting about baltimore is we
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> this would be a great morning to sleep in. if you have to go to work, give yourself some extra time. take an umbrella and a light jacket. the rain it is around most of the major thoroughfares. the beltway, up and down 95, 70, 83. the forecast for today, periods of rain. there could be some breaks here and there. upper 60's and low 70's. we will not move much temperature-wise. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> the rain is having an impact on the morning commute. we have several axes. there is one at the j.f.x. 40 miles per hour. watch for delays there. outer loop at reisterstown road, there is an accident off to the side. a vehicle spun out and is facing the wrong direction. watch for flooding on route 40 in both directions at rolling road. number at 295, there is another accident. a busy start to your morning commute. this is a mere 29. there was an accident past 29. we switch over to a live view of traffic at the beltway
. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of our forecast. first of all, it's friday. everybody stepped up to the plate. very nice. >> absolutely. we're kind of torn weatherwise. the temperatures are great. i mean, a little breezy yesterday, but we need some rain. it's getting dry out there. so we're going to try to please both sides of the fence here. we'll continue with the very nice temperatures going into the weekend, but also, providing a chance for some rain. but nonetheless, it is a chance for some rain. so you can see on our h.d. doppler radar, no rain over us. but back in the tennessee and ohio river valleys, you do see some showers and thunderstorms. that's the leftovers from that little tropical storm that ran through texas and the plain states. eventually we do get a chance of some rain out of that system. but it will take a while, so we'll talk about it, a pretty good forecast coming up in just a minute. but now we want to see how the traffic's doing this morning. and here's kim dacey. >> good morning, everyone.
. it continues to rain out in western maryland. to most important for us is the shower activity coming out from the south. much of central and eastern maryland will get in on some more heavy rain as we head to the overnight hours. there remains a flood watch for our region overnight. >> thank you. when severe weather strikes, our interactive radar is at your fingertips. you can track storms by logging onto wbaltv.com. >> police are investigating if weather played a role in a serious crash on rte. 50 that 34 people from their vehicles. toolbox trucks crashed shortly before 1:03 victims were taken to shock trauma. it's the other was rushed to baltimore washington medical center. >> we are following the race for maryland governor. bob ehrlich is accusing martin o'malley of using a state agency to deceive maryland residents for political purposes. >> he has seat -- he says he has the documents to prove its. >> they are calling for an investigation in what amounts to a cover-up and censorship. >> job loss as a result of hostility and negligence and sometimes inconsistency. >> bob ehrlich considers t
businesses and residents. >> the nablus mayor tells us that there are concerns about thursday not's high tide as wind patterns are keeping water in the bay. he is offering extreme caution to those in low-lying areas. >> most people know what to expect, this is a matter of using common sense. >> at it is eerie how many people here in annapolis are talking about the hurricane and how all of this heavy rain and flooding reminds them of that and certainly they will be keeping a close eye on the high tide as it rolls in. the u.s. naval academy tells us 7 inches of rain now in annapolis. that is the very latest. is it much the same up there or not as bad? >> much of the same. i am standing on a bridge overwinters run in hartford county. the occasional boom you may hear is not under, this is debris slamming into the bridge. -- the occasional boom you may hear is not thunder. sirens wailed just as torrential rainfall and wind gusts counted hartford county. the storm created a wicked scho. >> they are making arrangements for middle school and high school. >> they always think of the safety of the chil
has a license to open a parlor next to the mall when door-to- door tonight. david joins us live in studio tonight with more on the crusade. >> he has been going door to door for the past couple of weeks. 500 or so and counting. his wife often goes with him. he plans to campaign in the evenings and weekends. he is a man on a mission. he is perhaps the most well- known and one of the most successful developers in baltimore. >> i do not know if you know much about how much revenue is involved. >> he is not the nine doors and soliciting support for a slot parlor to be built next to the anne arundel mall. >> taxes will go to the right places. >> this comes from a man with the means to hire someone who could brush's own teeth. the first year of operation will generate $400 million for education. >> 4000 new jobs with a preference to the people live here in the county. >> he chose the mall after considering buying the park. he plans to create 6500 parking spaces there as well. >> it will be next to the number 1 tourist destination. that is what people want. >> we need jobs. >> the camp
'm mindy basara. >> i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> tony pann has a check of the forecast. >> no pressure, mindy, huh? you want perfect temperatures and clear skies. >> you can deliver that, i know you can. >> you're right, i can. autumn does begin wednesday night. we're counting down. the equinox is at -- >> party at your house. >> it is a big meteorological party. i don't know if you guys are invited. it's kind of wild. you know those equinox parties, i don't know. >> i'm not sure i can handle that. >> i don't know if you're ready for an equinox party, but i'll let you know. let's talk about what's happening right now. things are nice and quiet. partly cloudy skies, the temperatures are kind of mild for this time of the year, this time of the day, in the mid 60's. a little breeze coming out of the north at 7 miles per hour. it is going to be a breezy afternoon, but just a mix of sun and clouds expected with high temperatures in the upper 70's. so a nice start to the workweek. we do have some rain in the forecast for later on this week. i'll show you the s
welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a check on weather and traffic. it is raining. >> it will slow things down. give yourself some extra time. keep a jacket and an umbrella with you. we will be in the 60's today. we can see moderate to heavy rain represented by the oranges and yellow. give yourself as much extra time as you can. we'll have periods of rain. there could be some breaks. high temperatures in the upper 60's and maybe do the low 70's if we are lucky. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we will check on when things will clear up. >> we have a couple of accidents just in. eastbound 70 is a busy road. we have an accident reported past route 29. watch for delays there. westbound 100, the ramp from snowden river parkway has now been reopened. we're dealing with a new crash northbound on to 95 near 100. another spot where you could find some slow going. delays on the north side. it will be a slick start. nothing significant on the beltway. still moving pretty good on 95.
are warning about a tax if the korans are burned. the extremists could retaliate here in the u.s.. >> this means that pastor jones might have seen the light. late breaking news. >> exactly. >> this shows it press is reporting that terry jones will cancel the koran-burning event. one of three american hikers jailed in the run will be freed as an act of clemency at the end of ramadan. the iranian culture ministry said that they would be released at a hotel. the message did not say who would be released but one of the people have serious medical problems. >> 5 maryland public schools can now add a national blue ribbon to their list of accomplishments. the word came down from washington. we have more on the story. >> this is a pretty big deal. the blue ribbon gives schools a national profile and the staff members get academic of bragging rights. the announcement was made by the u.s. education secretary. 304 schools awarded blue-ribbon spinto among them baltimore county's eastern technical high school. this latest news has tracy curtis and her daughter who is a student here singing th
morning, if you could call it that. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. . >> it was everything that was forecast. the duration has changed. i think it will continue into tomorrow morning. it is likely that we will get flooding. we are seeing a flash flooding. we began this morning with tornado warnings in st. mary's county and southern anne arundel county. the heaviest rain is from the south and moving into the heart of central maryland. heavy downpours of a tropical nature expected all day long today. this is up and down the eastern seaboard. nicole started it all over florida at yesterday. it has combined with the stationary front. let's look at the weather computer. we have in excess of 5 inches of rain forecast for today. possible severe thunderstorms later today and tonight. we have a change in the wind direction. temperaturesto see holding in the 70's. you see the swarming areas and coastal flood advisors as well as wind advisories. up to 40 will gust miles per hour. we want to remind yo
with intervention and treatment. if he is elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he knowledge is that racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it is going to be there whether we say it or not. it is elected politicians to kind of walk a fine line of making certain suggestions without really saying it or sometimes there may be real differences. >> early in the campaign, she charged that if for upon and is elected, the city will become a police state. >> he is going to be a rubber- stamp for the police department. >> this offer says the office has a historical resonance for african-american residents. >> it is an emotional kind of deal, because he was unseated -- >> the back in the 1970's, he played the race card. >> you must teach a lesson and the only way to do it is with a jail and was shooting people. >> those candidates are planned to the grassroots supporters. >> this election is a full of things. >> following a debate, she made a statement many city residents found disrespectful. >> a federal court is like a private school and a high rent district. the baltimore city attor
stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. we did get some rain yesterday. >> we did not get the severe weather. one person was killed with a tornado. we were on the weaker side of things. the front is still moving offshore. it is still a little moist outside. it will be until this afternoon until we get dried out. we could see gusts of up to 25 miles per hour. we are a little bit above normal. it will be a beautiful weekend with plenty of sunshine. right now your morning commute with kim dacey. >> we have some good news. we have no accidents to report. it is smooth sailing out there. 66 on the northeast corner. 65 on the topside of the beltway. 58 on the west side of the beltway. no delays. 11 minutes on the outer loop topside from 95 to 83. eight minutes between the harbor tunnel toll plaza and 95, 9 minutes. looking at no delays at all. this is that old court road. very light volume for this time of the morning. 95 north of the beltway, you can see stop on traffic is a little heavier northbound. no delays just yet. that is
no mention. he makes a new claim in his new ad calling his label "extreme." >> his extreme ideas will cost us. >> switching channels to the governor's race, martin o'malley returns to rockabilly. -- to rockville. a new radio ad includes barack obama. >> i know the governor has made the tough decisions to the education, say to come and job creation circuit reversed. stand with me, barack obama, in helping my friend and moving forward. >> some democrats have kept the president at a distance, but not of malley in response to a question today. >> i am grateful he has done this advertisement. i hope we see him in maryland. >> the president will make a stop in person for a malley next week. he is no doubt hoping he could inspire democratic voters to skip the primary. also coming this week, mayor michael bloomberg. reporting live, wbal-tv 11 news. >> ever since these advertisements have hit the airwaves, you can see all of the fact tracks on wbaltv.com and what could happen to the balance of power. click on "politics." >> the baltimore police department is mourning the loss of one of their officers.
and join us live in west baltimore. hello, david. >> burns did pick of the endorsement of a well-known attorney and a former judge. >> how are you? >> fine. >> this that both -- they both spent part of their day campaigning. >> i think his platform is superior to hers. she had a failed tenure as the state attorney. >> later, the baptist minister party conference representing more than 200 of the city's religious leaders announced their backing for patricia jessamine. this persistent violence that seems to play every neighborhood, she has been a tireless worker for prevention, drug treatment on demand. >> bernstein says he is willing to consider alternate to jail for drug charges. >> many the intervention and prevention? >> i encourage those programs and a good partner with people who want to set them up. it is not the job of the state's attorney to be initiating them and creating them. >> she stands by her record and expresses disappointment that in her words it has been distorted. >> i have had tough political challenges in the past. i think this has been the most divisive. >> i
us live now from council. good morning, tracy. big day. >> it's going to be a big week and a big season headed into these elections as congress figures out whether or not to extend these bush tax cuts that are expiring at the end of the year. coming out of the weekend, republican leader john boehner who had been very critical of the president's plan signaled that he might support it in order to get something done before these tax cuts expires. but all hopes of a compromise were dashed when his party came out strongly yesterday and said that these tax cuts must be preserved for everyone, the poor, the middle class and, yes, the wealthy, those who make over $250,000. his party is not the only group that supports that. we now know of at least three democrats who say, look, this is the wrong time with our economy still not on good footing to raise taxes. we need to preserve these tax cuts for everyone. so it's a fight not only against republicans, but against some members of the democratic party, as well. lynn. >> tracy potts for us in washington. tracy, thank you. >>> and across the
their election eve speeches. >> joining us live from the newsroom, carey has the details. >> the race is so tight, both spend the night pressing for more votes. both have learned important endorsements, but neither could sway the editorial board of "the jewish times." >> sticking to familiar territory on the eve of the primary election, the baltimore county primary executive candidate flashed his times as he counted down the tower until the polls opened. >> this is my home district that i have represented for the last 16 years. >> over in woodlawn, baronfelder appeared at a community meeting to tell the voters how is best suited to run the county. >> i get energized and it keeps me going, which is why i am running. >> a career farmer, he is endorsed by county fire unions. >> i do not think you need to be a lawyer to be a ceo. . i have been in the legislature before this. >> camanintz highlights his endorsements to prove that he is right for the county. >> i have the knowledge and experience. >> a positive message of keeping neighborhoods safe, schools strong with efficient and modern governments.
face of the office, rather than use a spokesperson. he says after some down time, he will wind down his private law practice, look into an audit of the city state's attorney's office, of trying to restore faith people lost in the criminal-justice system. >> despite six days of early voting opportunities, voter turnout in maryland's primary appears to have been the lowest on record. the maryland state board of elections reports of official polling place turned out to be 2.4% during early voting and 21.6% during election day. but very county had the lowest turnout, and garrett county had the highest -- montgomery county had the lowest. what do you think will improve voter turnout, or is it a lost cause? you can leave your comments on our facebook page, and stay in touch with our updates on wbaltv.com. >> officials with the department of defense said a soldier from baltimore has died in iraq. they say he died from a non- combat related incident. >> we have learned more details about the man who opened fire inside hopkins hospital yesterday. paul pardus spent his days transporting disabled
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